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To eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

Our vision
A world without Alzheimer's disease.

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The Alzheimer’s Association, Mississippi Chapter, provides vital services and support to individuals, caregivers and families. We serve 82 counties in Mississippi.

Contact us
24/7 Helpline: 1.800.272.3900
Mississippi Chapter
196 Charmant Drive
Suite 4
Ridgeland, MS 39157
601.987.0020 phone
601.853.0850 fax
8:30 – 4:30

Chapter newsletter
Our free newsletter is published quarterly and contains the latest information in Alzheimer care, research and advocacy plus chapter news. Sign up to receive our newsletter by contacting our office at (601) 987-0020 or by sending an email to ms-info@alz.org. Or you can view past issues below.

Financial Information
The Mississippi Chapter is a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) nonprofit, donor-supported organization. Programs and services are made possible through contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations. The chapter uses 80 percent of all funds raised for programs, services and research efforts. Click here to view our tax information.

Board of Directors
Click here to see the current Board Members.



Local resources and referrals

Need a referral to a local adult day care center, nursing home or eldercare lawyer? Our staff can help assess whether a specific care or service provider meets the needs of an individual with Alzheimer's.

For more information, please contact us:
By phone: 1.800.272.3900
By e-mail: ms-info@alz.org

Support groups

Come listen, share and learn from others who understand what you are going through. Groups meet at a various times and locations. They are free and confidential

Check to see if there is a group close to you that fits your needs.

Education programs

Attend an education program and learn more about the basics of Alzheimer's, caregiving, working with your doctor, brain health and more. We offer several programs for families, individuals facing Alzheimer’s and the public. Most of these programs are free of charge.

If you would like to have an Alzheimer's Association representative come to speak at your event/program please complete the speaker request form.


The 2nd Annual Gulf Coast Caregiver Conference: Taking Care while Giving Care
Thursday, March 10, 2016
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
GC Veterans Health Care System, Rec Hall, Bldg 17
Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System
400 Veterans Ave
Biloxi, MS 39531
​Click here as a participant or exhibitor/sponsor.

Thank you to our sponsors:
Mississippi Department of Mental Health

Upcoming Programs

Know the 10 Signs: Hattiesburg Community Program


Early Stage Community Programming

The Art in Mind program, a collaboration between the Mississippi Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association and the Mississippi Museum of Art, is specifically designed to meet the needs of persons with early-stage dementia and their caregivers. The program includes an experience viewing art as well as a hands-on component. If interested in finding out how you can participate in this program please contact Sara Murphy, Program Coordinator, Alzheimer's Association for more information via e-mail at ms-info@alz.org or call 601.987.0020.





Your gift will help fight Alzheimer's through vital research and essential support programs and services.

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Alzheimers Association – MS Chapter
196 Charmant Drive, Ste 4
Ridgeland, MS 39157


Local Events


Save the Date
Sante South Wine Festival
April 2, 2016

A unique wine and culinary extravaganza benefitting the Mississippi Chapter. Meet winemakers and owners featuring over 120 different wines from across the globe. Pair those superior wines with some of Mississippi’s finest cuisine making the event one not to miss.


Founded in 2010, the Alzheimer’s Association ALZ Stars® program created an opportunity for runners, cyclists, swimmers and triathletes to test their limits while pursuing progress in Alzheimer’s care, support and research locally and nationwide. ALZ Stars go the distance in the fight against Alzheimer's disease, increasing awareness and inspiring others to take action. For more information email: tharvey@alz.org


Blondes vs. Brunettes

Jackson – May 7th, 2016
Oxford – April 16th, 2016

Blondes vs. Brunettes (BVB) flag football games have raised more than 3 million dollars for the Alzheimer’s Association since its inception in 2005. Originally conceptualized by a group of young professional women in Washington, D.C., Blondes vs. Brunettes is a flag football game in which the two participating teams are divided based on the age-old rivalry between blondes and brunettes. Held in cities across the United States, BVB is a volunteer-driven event that brings the passion and athleticism of young community leaders together to support the fight against Alzheimer’s. Donate to a player, join a team or become a coach today.


On June 20, 2016, the longest day of the year, teams across the northern hemisphere will participate in a sunrise-to-sunset endurance activity to honor the passion, dedication and strength displayed by people with Alzheimer's and their caregivers, and to raise funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. Visit thelongestday.alz.org for more information.


Walk to End Alzheimer's

Central MS Walk
September 10, 2016
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Golden Triangle Walk
October 1, 2016
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Mississippi Delta (Greenwood) Walk
October 1, 2016 

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Oxford Walk
October 8, 2016 

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Meridian Walk
October 15, 2016
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Northeast (Tupelo) MS Walk
October 15, 2016
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Hattiesburg Walk
November 7, 2015 
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Gulf Coast Walk
November, 2016
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State Advocacy Day

Please join us on this exciting day as we gather to show our elected officials how the many residents of Mississippi are impacted by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias at the Mississippi State Capitol.

To read the flyer click here.


Mississippi State Strategic Plan for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

State Alzheimer’s Disease Plans create the infrastructure and accountability necessary to confront the sweeping economic and social impact of this devastating disease. This plan is a collaborative project led by the Department of Mental Health Division of Alzheimer’s, the Alzheimer’s Association Mississippi Chapter and the MIND Center at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in partnership with stakeholders form across the state.

To read the plan click here.



Use your VOICE to end Alzheimer’s.

ADVANCE issues critical to those affected by Alzheimer’s. Take ACTION.
Want to be more involved with Alzheimer’s Association Advocacy?
Join the Alzheimer’s Congressional Team! Members are advocates committed to raise their elected officials awareness of and support of the Alzheimer’s Association’s public policy goals. Click here Application alz.org/advocacy



Young Professionals Alzheimer’s Association of Mississippi

Do you want to be more involved in your community? YPAAM members are young professionals ages 21-45 who engage in fundraising and advocacy opportunities with the Alzheimer’s Association. Contact tharvey@alz.org.




Every volunteer contributes to our ability to serve the community. We offer a variety of volunteer opportunities, depending upon your talents, interest and time.